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[Mongolia] Workshop on UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Role of Civil Society / 10:30 am to 6 pm on 18 Aug. (Friday), 2017

Workshop on UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Role of Civil Society Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia / 10:30 am to 6 pm on 18 Aug. (Friday), 2017   l  Organizers: Asia Development Alliance (ADA) and Asia Democracy Network (ADN) in partnership with Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) and International Forum of National NGO/CSO Platforms (IFP) l  Local Hosts : Mongolia Democracy Network (MDN), Open Society Forum (OSF) and the Center for

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[ADN Statement] On Martial Law Declaration in Southern Philippines

On Martial Law Declaration in Southern Philippines: ADN calls for fundamental rights must be respected and urges for the swift restoration of democratic order   [24 May 2017, Seoul] On Tuesday 23 May 2017, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte declared martial law on the southern island of Mindanao after an outbreak of fatal violence between members of the Maute group, a radical Islamist organization known as the Islamic State of Lanao that aligns

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[ADN Statement] Living and Breathing Democracy in Korea

[ADN Statement] Living and Breathing Democracy in Korea Photo Credit: The Minjoo Party   The Asia Democracy Network congratulates the Republic of Korea on a peaceful, free and fair presidential election of President Moon Jae-in. Starting with the three month long citizens’ led candlelight movement, calling for the impeachment of Former President Park Geun-hye over corruption, leading to the parliament and the constitutional court confirming

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May 17 Deadline Extended! Asian Youth Leadership Forum for Democracy (AYLD) 2017 – Renewing Asian Youth Power for Democracy

  n  Sub.: Asian Youth Leadership Forum for Democracy (AYLD) 2017 - Renewing Asian Youth Power for Democracy n  Venue: Gwangju and Seoul, South Korea n  Dates: May 13-20, 2017   It is a great pleasure to invite you to the first Asian Youth Leadership Forum for Democracy (AYLD) to be held in Seoul and Gwangju from 13 to 20 May 2017.   The Asia Democracy Network (ADN) in collaboration with the Innovation for Change (I4C) East Asia Hub,

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Deadline Extended: Innovation for Change Job Announcement: Program Director, Program Manager, and Communication Officer

Friends! The Innovation for Change (I4C) just released a job announcement for three new positions: Positions: Program Director, Program Manager, and Communication Officer Deadlines have been extended! 1 For Programme Director the deadline for applications is 13 January 2017. 2 For Programme Manager and Communications and Info Officer, the deadline for applications is 31 January 2017. Refer to the attached descriptions for more info. Innovation for

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[ADN Statement] Malaysia: Chair of Electoral Reform Movement – Bersih 2.0, Maria Chin Should be Released

For Immediate Release 24 November 2016 Malaysia: Chair of Electoral Reform Movement – Bersih 2.0, Maria Chin Should be Released    (Photo Credit: Edgar Su-Reuters) (Seoul, 24 November 2016) The Asia Democracy Network (ADN) condemns the arbitrary arrest and detention of Maria Chin Abdullah, the chairperson of the electoral reform movement, Bersih 2.0, on broad and dubious charges of undermining parliamentary democracy. We deplore the police

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[ADN Statement] South Korea’s President Park must step down for democratic solutions to deepening constitutional crisis

  South Korea’s President Park must step down for democratic solutions to deepening constitutional crisis November 14, 2016, Seoul, Korea – The Asia Democracy Network (ADN) joins the people of South Korea calling for the resignation of President Park Geun-hye to take responsibility for her abuse of constitutional power, compromising democratic values and principles.   Over one million people from all walks of life stormed Seoul’s streets

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[ADN Statement] Hong Kong: Barring elected representatives to take their seat is against democracy

Hong Kong: Barring elected representatives to take their seat is against democracy   November 10, 2016, Seoul– Barring the two popularly-elected representatives in Hong Kong to take their seats in the Legislative Council will not eliminate the voice for self-determination of the people, and on the contrary, it will only fuel more international public resentment against the People’s Republic of China (PRC), warned the Asia Democracy Network.

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[Speech] Peace, Democracy, Human Rights and Rights based Sustainable Development

Peace, Democracy, Human Rights and Rights based Sustainable Development Park, Kyung-seo Ph.D   Standing here before you in Cambodia, I recall old memories during my former post as the Head of Asia Division of the World Council of Churches (WCC) in Geneva from 1982-1999, where I have coordinated several million dollars yearly on humanitarian assistance such as agricultural development, preventive health care and demining projects for those suffering

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[ADN Statement] Statement of the International Conference on the 25th Anniversary of the 1991 Paris Peace Accords on Cambodia

Statement of the International Conference on the 25th Anniversary of the 1991 Paris Peace Accords on Cambodia 19 October 2016, Phnom Penh   We, the participants in the International Conference on the 25th Anniversary of the 1991 Paris Peace Accords on Cambodia (“the Paris Peace Agreements”), recall the importance of the obligations contained in the 1991 Paris Peace Agreements, which brought an end to decades of conflict and civil war in Cambodia,

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